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Fastest Orbiting Asteroid Observed by LCO Telescopes

23 Aug 2021, 21:39 UTC
Fastest Orbiting Asteroid Observed by LCO Telescopes TIO/NOIRLab/NSF/AURA/J. da Silva

Using the powerful 570-megapixel Dark Energy Camera (DECam) in Chile, astronomers just ten days ago discovered an asteroid with the shortest orbital period of any known asteroid in the Solar System.

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